About Us

Bechtel Plant Machinery, Inc. (BPMI) is a prime contractor for the United States Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program (NNPP).

Bechtel Plant Machinery, Inc. (BPMI) is a project engineering organization supporting the Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program. We provide design, manufacturing, and supply chain management of the fabrication, testing, delivery, installation, and field support of nuclear power plant components installed in submarines and aircraft carriers. In addition, BPMI provides upgraded replacement components in support of refueling and overhaul activities, and aids in the ultimate storage and disposition of spent naval fuel. We also deliver information technology and operational solutions to the Nuclear Navy, enabling them to fulfill their critical mission.

The nuclear components developed and procured by our team of talented engineers, contract professionals, logistics analysts, IT professionals, and other professional services personnel have been used to power huge aircraft carriers and submarines of all types and sizes. Teamwork, cooperation, and the pursuit of excellence have been the driving forces behind the growth and success of BPMI. For more than 60 years, we have been at the forefront of technological and operational innovation for the Navy and the NNPP.

USS John Warner (SSN-785), a Virginia-class submarine of the U.S. Navy

BPMI supports our nation's fleet and Sailors by providing exceptional design, procurement, and technical services. We work with our many partners to deliver and maintain safe, reliable, cost-effective products to ensure the long-term viability of Naval Nuclear Propulsion, a vital part of our national defense.

To be an indispensable partner in advancing our nation's superiority in Naval Nuclear Propulsion.

Respect... People are our most important asset
Integrity... Act according to our values
Excellence... Performance to the highest standards
Commitment... Dedication to BPMI Mission and Vision
Teamwork... Work as a team to achieve greater potential
Growth & Development... Make ourselves better tomorrow than today

BPMI Identity Statement

... a vibrant Bechtel company that delivers and maintains propulsion systems for Navy carriers and submarines.
… a premier organization with over 60 years of success teaming with the Naval Reactors Program.
… a place to build a rewarding career with challenging and meaningful work.
… a culture that values people through recognition of accomplishments, work-life balance, and a sense of community.
… a team of high caliber people working in a collaborative environment to support our sailors in defending our freedom.

Proud to be… BPMI.

A Word from Our General Manager

"Achieving results beneficial to the Navy via teamwork, integrity, and the pursuit of excellence continue to be the driving force behind the growth and success of BPMI. We are a 'can-do' organization of more than 1,000 BPMI engineers, procurement and logistics personnel, and professional services staff working together to support the Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program (NNPP). It is the energetic commitment and enthusiasm of each BPMI employee that fosters our continued success. Each employee contributes their own exceptional skills, knowledge, and experience in performing the daily work that moves NNPP technology into exciting new areas, while driving for operational effectiveness in ongoing support of the Naval fleet. Our people are our most important asset. We back this up with true care for each other and foster the success of each person through personalized mentoring, training, and development programs. We also believe in progressive initiatives that maintain a workforce with focus on work/life balance.

Continuous improvement is very important to our organization. In order for each one of us to be better tomorrow than we are today, we recognize the need for and aggressively pursue change where it is required. We have active programs to continuously improve as individuals and as an organization to maximize the value we provide to our customers, while enriching our lives, meeting our commitments to family and community, and ensuring BPMI's long-term viability.

I am proud of the people of BPMI and our significant accomplishments over more than 60 years! I hope that you will carefully evaluate the many career opportunities offered at BPMI and consider joining our team."

- Dave Hein, General Manager

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